Merlyn Chesterman RE

Merlyn Chesterman is a woodblock printmaker and member of the collective group –PINE FERODA. She is also a Senior Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers.

Merlyn was born in England, and grew up in Hong Kong, returning to England to study Fine Art at Bath Academy of Art, Corsham, where she obtained a B.A., and from Bath University a Dip. Ed and now works from her studio in Hartland, North Devon.

“My work is made as an emotional response to my environment, and I am interested in achieving a semi-abstract dynamism. I have exhibited at the Royal Academy, at the Bankside Gallery and the Mall Galleries, London, and in Shanghai and the US. I have been a demonstrator in printmaking at Art in Action.”

Exhibition Highlights

2017

​The Plough, Torrington
Pine Feroda at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition – Lake
Pine Feroda at Surface Cutting at the Royal Academy, London

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2016  

Pine Feroda at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition – Looking South / January Storm

Rebecca Hossack, 2a Conway Street, Fitzroy Square, London

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon

RE Original Prints, Bankside Gallery, 48 Hopton Street, London

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2015  

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London – Atlantic roller

​Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk. Group show curated by Norman Ackroyd

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2014

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London – A Prevailing Wind

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2013

Royal Academy Summer Show, London – Bent tree

Demonstrator, Art in Action, Oxfordshire

Artworks Available

Merlyn Chesterman
Kadoorie’s Living Tapestry

Original woodblock print
90 x 68 cm

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As part of the 2018-2019 KFBG Artist in Residence programme, printmaker Merlyn Chesterman created an original woodcut inspired by the natural landscape of KGBG between late October and early November, showcasing native plants of Hong Kong.

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Watch the feature film here showing Merlyn working in Hong Kong and explaining the native plants included in the work.

Merlyn Chesterman 'Low Tide' Woodcut, 60 x 45 cm

Merlyn Chesterman
Low Tide

Original woodblock print

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​60 x 45 cm

Merlyn Chesterman 'October Waves' Woodcut, 60 x 45 cm

Merlyn Chesterman
October Waves

Original woodblock print

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​60 x 45 cm

Merlyn Chesterman 'September Waves' Woodcut, 60 x 45 cm

Merlyn Chesterman
September Waves

Original woodblock print

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​60 x 45 cm

Merlyn Chesterman 'Morning Mist' woodcut print, 30 x 25 cm

Merlyn Chesterman
Morning Mist

Original woodblock print

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30 x 20 cm

Merlyn Chesterman 'Glitter Path' woodcut print, 30 x 25 cm

Merlyn Chesterman
Glitter Path

Original woodblock print

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30 x 20 cm

Merlyn Chesterman 'Green Wave' woodcut print, 30 x 25 cm

Merlyn Chesterman
Glitter Path

Original woodblock print

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30 x 20 cm

Merlyn Chesterman
A Burgundy Sea 

Original woodblock print

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30 x 20 cm

Merlyn Chesterman 'West lake' woodcut print, 30 x 25 cm

Merlyn Chesterman
West Lake

Original woodblock print

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30 x 20 cm

Merlyn Chesterman 'We Swam In To The Dancing Light ' woodcut print, 30 x 25 cm

Merlyn Chesterman
We Swam Into The Dancing Light

Original woodblock print

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30 x 20 cm

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Merlyn Chesterman
Bent Tree

Original woodblock print

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95 x 54 cm

Exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2013

Merlyn Chesterman
Atlantic Roller

Original woodblock print

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122 x 24 cms

Merlyn Chesterman
Prevailing Wind

Original woodblock print

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236 x  68 cm

Exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2014